April Birth Stones

Since 1912 the official U.S. “modern” birthstone list has been the American National Association of Jewelers, which is used by jewlers to define the month stones. Two other lists include the mystical birthstones which are originally from Tibet and date back over a thousand years. The Ayurvedic birthstone list is the oldest, dating from 1500 B.C. in ancient India.

April Birthstones

*Modern and Ayurvedic – Diamond: The diamond is a symbol of perfection and illumination. On the spiritual level it’s said to activate the Crown Chakra which can activate your inner vision and open the mind to new possibilites. The hardness of the stone has been associated with strength, purity, faithfulness and protection.

*Mystical – Opal: The brilliant flashes of the fire opal are said to inspire love, hope, innocence, purity and luck. In ancient times it was believed the opal embraced the virtues of all of the gemstones whose colors were reflected in the flashes. Spiritually, the opal is said to bring the full spectrum of light energy thereby clearing and soothing the aura